Kosmologym

Work with Live Art Denmark
2019 “Probaball” at Live Art for Børn

Probaball
Kosmologym developed a series of performative games that allow participants to encounter political and ethical issues in original, practical and even fun ways. Probaball explores and practices the ways insurances function to minimise risks. Alluding to the increasing amount of extreme freak weather incidents caused by climate change they say insurance “was born in flames but may be extinguished by floods”. Probaball examines the institution of insurance through a collective risk protection game. Paricipants build cities from wooden building blocks, insure them and then anxiously wait (not for very long) for disasters to strike.

About the Artists
Kosmologym is an art and game design collective. Their games challenge players to encounter others (human/animal, plant, mineral, institution) and place human bodies in physical relationships to global systems.

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About liveart_dk

Liveart.dk was founded in 2004 in Copenhagen to promote the discussion, documentation and development of live art in Denmark. The organisation is equally inspired by the imaginative and entertaining English Live Art tradition as by the theoretical and political German theatre tradition. We have organised 10 large international festivals of Live Art for kids and adults since 2004, and over 40 discussion events, books, video series, symposia and more in the field of live art, performance art, art criticism and documentation. We collaborate with theatres, music venues, art museums and festivals in Denmark and internationally.